Patent Model - Improvement in Sewing-Machines

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John Price, Patentee
Charles Billings, Patentee
Production date
Feb 15 1876
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Wood, brass, steel
9 3/4 x 12 x 6" (24.8 x 30.5 x 15.2cm)
Price and Billings's describe their patent as following: “Our invention relates to the construction of a feed mechanism, which enables the direction of the feed to be instantly changed to any point upon the bed of the machine, at will.” (Patent number 173,665)
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